Exchange of gunfire leads to two arrests in Salisbury

1280 Sby Shooting Arrest

Wilson (left) and Waters

SALISBURY, Md. – Salisbury Police say two men have been arrested in connection to an assault incident that happened last month.

We’re told the incident happened at around 4:20 p.m. on August 14th. Salisbury Police officers were called to PRMC for a report of a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his back. Officers and detectives met with the man, identified as 36-year-old Adrian Wilson, who reported that he was in the area of Tilghman Street when he was approached by a man who tried to rob him. The suspect allegedly pulled out a handgun and fired the gun at Wilson multiple times, ultimately hitting him in the back.

On September 2nd, detectives met with 28-year-old Dajour Waters, who reported that on August 14th he was approached by a male suspect in the area of Tilghman Street. The suspect allegedly pulled out a handgun and fired it at him, hitting him in the right leg. Waters then left the area on foot.

Further investigation revealed that Wilson and Waters are familiar with each other, and that on the date of the reported incident, the two allegedly exchanged gunfire following an argument.

During the morning hours of September 4th, Wilson was arrested by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force in the area of the 200 block of Cedar Way in Salisbury. Later that same day, Waters was arrested in the area of E. College Avenue and Pierce Avenue in Salisbury. Wilson was charged with attempted second degree murder, first and second degree assault, wear and carry of handgun, and handgun in vehicle, while Waters was charged with attempted second degree murder, first and second degree assault, and wear and carry of handgun.

This investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact Crime Solvers of the Lower Eastern Shore at 410-548-1776 or the Salisbury Police Department at 410-548-3165.

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